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Latest news from the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.
December 10, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team is hosting a series of webinars teaching agricultural accounting principles using QuickBooks software.

December 3, 2014

Workshops will focus on learning successful negotiation strategies for positive interactions.

Pennsylvania's delegation, from left: Sandy Haagen, Brandon Long, Taylor Mauk, Brian Cameron, Kayleigh Rine, Gregory Martin, Sierra Rider, Mathew Holliday, Matthew Kasopsky, Phillip J. Clauer and Denise Holliday.
December 3, 2014

Pennsylvania's Avian Bowl team placed second overall and the Poultry Judging team placed fourth overall.

PSU Collegiate Chapter of Farm Bureau members: Back row, Adviser Ron Hoover, William H. Ziemendorf, David Zimmerman, Tyler Funk; Front, Advisor Dr. Ann Swinker, Nicole McCord, Kelley Jay and Angela Becker.
November 25, 2014

Collegiate Chapter member William H. Ziemendorf will participate in the national competition in February.

November 21, 2014

Dairy Team and Extension Veterinary Team offer program on Dairy Obstetrics and Calf Sense for new and experienced dairymen.

November 21, 2014

Three online seminars focus on grazing for dairy systems. The first is December 10; register by December 9.

Brandon Grumbine, Bethel, standing, middle, was on the first place team that evaluated Hess Dairy Farm, Mount Joy.
November 19, 2014

Penn State students on first place teams were Brandon Grumbine, Bethel, PA and Gearet FitzPatrick, Kensington, MD.

Front row, from left: Lindsay Royer, Hannah Misner and Sarabeth Royer. Second Row: Isaac Haagen, left, and Coach Phillip Clauer.
November 12, 2014

Isaac Haagen was top individual in contest which featured participation by seven universities.

From left: Yelena Yang, Vivian Song,  Virginia Ishler, Lisa Holden and Claudia Weng.
October 30, 2014

Three-day workshop was designed for senior managers of large dairy operations to learn how to implement successful management practices.

October 22, 2014

Chandler will be honored at a Department of Animal Science ceremony on November 7 for his significant contributions and innovative leadership.

September 26, 2014

Thirty new initiates bring club's total membership to 130 students, and members have full agenda for fall semester.

September 26, 2014

Joshua Cassar was one of four students in the country to receive a scholarship from the National Poultry & Food Distributors Association.

September 26, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team offers producer program on November 11 that explains crucial role cropping plays in the dairy operation.

September 24, 2014

PSU Herd Metrics App now available; Will assist with estimating annual heifer needs and heifer production.

September 4, 2014

Penn State Extension Dairy Team announces the return of the free online Technology Tuesday Seminars.

August 13, 2014

Arizona native, Dr. Linneen brings extensive background in swine nutrition/management.

Penn State Dairy Science Club students in a group photo from October, 2013. The Club was named Outstanding Chapter in the nation at the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division's annual meeting last week.
July 29, 2014

Continuing a tradition of outstanding national rankings, the Penn State Dairy Science Club was named Outstanding Chapter and individual members received recognition in Kansas City.